The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Isilon products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Isilon over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within EMC Isilon Systems.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Isilon
Rank 572 517 523
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +6
Contract jobs citing Isilon 6 40 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.082% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.026% 0.18% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 31 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £377 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.10% -5.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £335 -
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23240 22263 21210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.82% 45.71% 47.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13636 12427 11082
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1018 989 1316
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.32 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% -8.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

Isilon
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Isilon within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Isilon Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Isilon
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Isilon within the UK.

Isilon Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Isilon
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Isilon within the UK.

Isilon Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Isilon
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Isilon within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -56 6 £400 +6.10% 10
London -28 1 - - 4
Cambridgeshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
East of England - - - -

Isilon
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Isilon also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Isilon.

1 17 (89.47%) EMC
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 12 (63.16%) Linux
3 12 (63.16%) HP
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (63.16%) Red Hat
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (57.89%) Windows 7
4 11 (57.89%) NetBackup
4 11 (57.89%) Nagios
4 11 (57.89%) Citrix
4 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
4 11 (57.89%) UNIX
4 11 (57.89%) DHCP
4 11 (57.89%) DNS
5 10 (52.63%) C
6 9 (47.37%) Korn
6 9 (47.37%) Fat Client
6 9 (47.37%) Thin Client
6 9 (47.37%) Perl
6 9 (47.37%) VB
6 9 (47.37%) NFS
6 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (47.37%) Bourne shell
7 8 (42.11%) MCSE
7 8 (42.11%) HNC
8 6 (31.58%) CCA
8 6 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (26.32%) SharePoint

Isilon
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Isilon also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Isilon. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) DHCP
1 11 (57.89%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) FTP
3 2 (10.53%) SSH
3 2 (10.53%) NAS
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) SAN
General
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Linux Support
2 4 (21.05%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Linux Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Server Support
4 2 (10.53%) EMC Storage Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) EMC Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Fat Client
1 9 (47.37%) Thin Client
2 2 (10.53%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (57.89%) Windows 7
3 11 (57.89%) UNIX
4 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
2 4 (21.05%) Time Management
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
3 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C
2 9 (47.37%) Korn
2 9 (47.37%) Perl
2 9 (47.37%) VB
2 9 (47.37%) Bourne shell
3 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (42.11%) MCSE
2 8 (42.11%) HNC
3 6 (31.58%) CCA
3 6 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) RHCSA
5 1 (5.26%) VCP5
5 1 (5.26%) VCP4
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) NFS
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Server
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) NetBackup
1 11 (57.89%) Nagios
2 3 (15.79%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (5.26%) Legato
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) EMC
2 12 (63.16%) HP
2 12 (63.16%) Red Hat
3 11 (57.89%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) Veritas
4 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) Altiris
5 3 (15.79%) NetApp
6 2 (10.53%) Remedy
6 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft